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CX-002153: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Development of High Yield Tropical Feedstock and Biomass Conversion Technology for Renewable Energy Production and Economic Development
CX(s) Applied: B3.8, A9, B5.1
Date: 01/21/2010
Location(s): Hawaii
Office(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Golden Field Office

This National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) determination amends the original determination for this award as an additional biomass crop (energy cane; Saccharum officinarum) has been proposed for the project as an expansion of scope. This crop is not a genetically modified organism (GMO) and will be planted in the same research station plot area as the original project, and subject to the same standard agricultural practices detailed in the original NEPA determination.